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Modern India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

By |2018-09-12T05:56:56-07:00July 19th, 2017|History, India|

Modern India: Jawaharlal Nehru in his famous Nehru hat Who ruled India and Pakistan after independence? India became independent in 1946. Jawaharlal Nehru, the son of a powerful Congress leader, was the first Prime Minister of  India. Liaquat Ali Khan was the first Prime Minister of Pakistan. Why did India and Pakistan split into two [...]

India’s economy recovers

By |2019-08-07T11:39:32-07:00July 19th, 2017|Economy, India|

India's economy recovers: Shipping Indian grain overseas during the Great Famine (Madras, 1876) The British pillage India's wealth All through the 1800s, the British Empire forced India to sell them raw cotton instead of finished cloth. India got poorer and poorer. The British also forced India to sell food to them at low [...]